Necessity is the mother of invention and Australia’s harsh, unique conditions
created plenty of necessity as this collection of farm inventions attests.
Innovation isn’t always about high-tech gadgets. Sometimes it’s about developing markets for a niche range – like alpaca products – and finding new ways to cash in.
2019 NSW Farmer of the Year winner, Chris Hall, shares his secrets on soil health and why cherries without chemicals is a better way to grow.
Ever wondered how gin producers access high-quality local botanicals, like Juniper Berries? Here are some fresh tips to creating new income streams.
Great Northern Poultry is challenging Australian eating habits with a rare crossbreed called the Black Namoi and a trial in gourmet duck eggs.
Australian farmers need to be on the front foot of innovation in agribusiness, says NSW Farmers’ Ag Science Committee chair David Mailler.
The next generation of imported dung beetles are being trialled on NSW farms – and set to bring a multitude of benefits to Australian livestock producers.
Innovative sheep farmer Brian Wilson transforms Australian native into world first stockfeed pellet.
The Tolsons are keeping up with the Australian growing demand for mushrooms by investing millions in technology to grow their business.
Fifty years ago, Australians had hardly heard of pecans, a North American staple. Now a farm near Moree is the biggest producer in the Southern Hemisphere.